You’ve probably heard certain foods and drinks can boost athletic performance.
Researchers are finding that what you eat can actually boost cardiovascular efficiency, hasten recovery time, and increase immunity against common exercise-induced illnesses.
And the best part? Many of the best foods are vegan, cheap, and easily found at your local grocery store.
As a cardiovascular nurse, health coach, and endurance athlete, I love digging through literature on health and nutrition, and research on three of these performance-enhancing foods recently caught my eye.
So I teamed up with my podcast co-host, Jackson, to break down what you need to know to boost your performance with food.
3 Foods to Boost Athletic Performance
Below are three performance-enhancing foods that when incorporated into your daily routine, can lead to stronger racing and faster recovery. And what runner doesn’t want that?
Let’s start with one of my personal favorites: